Best Backpacking in Las Vegas

Looking for the best backpacking in Las Vegas? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Las Vegas. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the incredible Outbound community.

  • Hike Trail Canyon in the Mt. Charleston Wilderness

    THE TRAIL The Trail Canyon Trail is a 3.6 mile out-and-back moderately trafficked route located in the Mt. Charleston Wilderness located approximately 45 minutes northeast of Las Vegas, NV.  This difficult trail offers access to Mt. Charleston Pea...

    3.6 miles 1584 ft gain

  • Hike to the Hidden Forest Cabin

    Straddling the Mojave and Great Basin Deserts, the Desert National Wildlife Refuge protects a wide variety of ecosystems across a diverse landscape. The refuge was established in 1936 in order to provide habitat for the desert bighorn sheep and ot...

    11.37 miles 2110 ft gain

  • Hike the Bowl of Fire in the Muddy Mountains Wilderness

    The Bowl of Fire, tucked away in the Muddy Mountains Wilderness, is made up of the same dramatic conglomerate as that of the Valley of Fire, only almost no-one stops to visit as they blitz by on Northshore Road in the Lake Mead National Recreation...

    8 miles 500 ft gain